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being the German kid in the 20's in Los Angeles
was difficult.
there was much anti-German feeling then,
a carry-over from World War 1.
gangs of kids chased me through the neighborhood
yelling, 'Hieneie! Hieneie! Hienie!'
they never caught me.
I was like a cat.
I knew all the paths through brush and alleys.
I scaled 6-foot back fences in a flash and was off through

backyards and around blocks
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Dr Antony Theodore 10 October 2019

those sons-of- were Americans, they and their parents had been born here. they had names like Jones and Sullivan and Baker. relating truths and experiences. tony

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Shadow Girl 15 June 2011

Wow - great insight into his life, beliefs and so personal. Great imagery.

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